Irish Katie Taylor will return to the ring this Saturday on the Manchester Enviornment to face England’s Natasha Jonas to defend her World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) Light-weight title and the remainder of the belts she holds.
Along with the WBA belt, Taylor additionally holds the WBC, IBF, and WBO belts. The 135-pound queen was the good star of the 12 months 2020 in girls’s boxing as she was capable of make two nice fights in a really difficult calendar and achieved nice victories.
Taylor received her WBA belt in October 2017, when she defeated Anahi Sanchez by unanimous resolution. Since then, she has made 9 defenses and is trying ahead to finishing 10 this weekend.
Now, the previous Rio 2016 Olympic gold medalist will face Natasha Jonas. The Liverpool native is on the rise and has already been a regional champion for the pioneer physique, in addition to having expertise in a world title battle at 130 lbs. Jonas had an excellent beginner profession and within the professional ranks she has achieved nice issues in a short while, however now she is dealing with the large alternative of her profession and he or she desires to reap the benefits of it.
The showdown might be a part of the large occasion organized by Matchroom Boxing and can function a number of title fights, together with the protection of WBA Mild Heavyweight Tremendous Champion Dmitry Bivol.
Taylor is undefeated in 17 fights with 6 KOs, whereas Jonas has a document of 9 wins, 1 loss, 1 draw, and seven KOs.